• Photography and Media

    Introduction to Film and Broadcasting

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Short full-time, August to January

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Unleash Your Creative Potential in the World of Film and Broadcasting!

Are you passionate about storytelling, visual creativity, and the magic of the silver screen? Get ready to embark on an exciting journey into the heart of the film and broadcasting industry with our Introduction to Film and Broadcasting course.

Why Choose Us:

  • Expert Instructors: Our experienced instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world industry experience to guide you through your learning journey.
  • Hands-On Experience: Dive into practical, hands-on exercises and projects that will prepare you for real-world challenges and opportunities.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded creatives, professionals, and potential collaborators to expand your network and grow your career.

Join us in Introduction to Film and Broadcasting and embark on a thrilling adventure into the realm of film-making and broadcasting. Lights, camera, action—your journey begins here!

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you should have a genuine interest in film and broadcasting. Successful applicants will attend an interview where we would hope to see enthusiasm as we discuss your goals and aspirations.

Your application would be strengthened by 3 National 4s, or an equivalent Level 4 NC course. If you don’t have formal applications, don’t worry, we may still consider you for a place so please do apply.

Course Content

Here is some of what you may learn:

  • Create and Pitch Original Content Ideas: Unleash your imagination and craft compelling stories. Learn how to develop and pitch your unique concepts that can captivate audiences and leave a lasting impact.
  • Basic Camera Operations: Dive into the art of cinematography! Master the essential techniques of camera operation to bring your vision to life on screen. From framing to focus, we've got you covered.
  • Fundamentals of Lighting: Discover the power of light in filmmaking. Learn how to use lighting to set the mood, create atmosphere, and emphasise your story's emotional depth.
  • Basic Non-Linear Editing Techniques: Step into the world of post-production using industry-standard platforms. Edit your footage like a pro, adding the finishing touches to make your work shine.
  • Microphone Operation: Sound is half the experience in film and broadcasting. Explore the nuances of microphone operation and capture crystal-clear audio to complement your visual storytelling.

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Whether you're an aspiring filmmaker, a broadcast enthusiast, or simply eager to explore the world of visual storytelling, this course is your gateway to unlocking your creative potential.

From here, the skills and knowledge you develop after successful completion of this course could be developed further on Access to Film and Broadcasting, and continue your journey towards a career in the media industry.

Why Choose This Course?

By studying this course, you'll acquire essential skills in film and broadcasting that can open doors to exciting career opportunities. You'll gain hands-on experience, learn from expert instructors, and connect with like-minded individuals in the industry. Don't miss your chance to shine in the world of film and broadcasting.

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Start Date

Aug 2024

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